News in Aboriginal Issues
In Canada, Aboriginal poverty rates are many times higher than for other Canadians. Explore the dark past, difficult present, and hopeful future of the issue through this shareable infographic.
Ontario's justice system is in a "crisis" regarding First Nations people who are overrepresented in prisons but left out of juries.
Former Supreme Court of Canada justice Frank Iacobucci delivers a report Tuesday on whether on-reserve aboriginals have been systematically excluded from Ontario's juries.
Indigenous women in western Canada are the victims of discrimination and abuse by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers, says Human Rights Watch.
In what one former First Nations leader called "a historic move," consultations with the aboriginal community will begin early next month to map out a strategy for change to the province's beleaguered aboriginal child welfare system.
Hennessy's Index is a monthly listing of numbers produced by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative about Canada and its place in the world. This month's numbers are about Canada's First Nations.
Two native bands are asking for a judicial review of the environmental provisions in two budget bills because of proposed changes to the Fisheries Act and the Navigable Waters Protection Act.
The Federal Court ruled on Tuesday that Metis and non-status Indians are indeed "Indians" under a section of the Constitution Act, and fall under federal jurisdiction.
A court has been told that the federal government has released only a fraction of the documents relevant to the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Native Women’s Association of Canada and Canadian Feminist Alliance For International Action Respond to Oppal by Calling for a National Public Inquiry and a Framework for Action to End Violence
Two women's organizations have renewed their call for a national public inquiry into the hundreds of murders and disappearances of Aboriginal women and girls.